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South Korea to Update GHS Classification List

  •   12 Apr 2018
  •    Nadine He
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    Published on 4 Apr 2018 by NIER Notice No.2018-84, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) is now consulting on the updates to the GHS Classification List.

    9 toxic substances (Given No. 2018-1-833~841) will be newly added into the list with classification information, pictograms, hazard statements, M factors or UN No., etc. In addition, for 22 toxic substances added into the list in Feb of 2018, their given No. 2017-1-811~2017-1-832 will be changed to given No. 2018-1-811~2018-1-832 since they were officially approved as toxic chemical substances in 2018.

    The details of proposed updates are accessible here (in hwp format).

    For any comments on the updates, please contact the authority before 24 Apr 2018 via

    • Tel: 032 - 560 – 7218/7244
    • Fax: 032 - 568 – 2038

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